James Gandolfini, who famously played Tony Soprano on “The Sopranos” — died earlier today in Italy Gandolfini is believed to have suffered a heart attack. He was 51. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.